Agenioideus nigricornisCommon name: Redback Spider-hunting Wasp

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: Found throughout Australia.

Remarks: This wasp is approximately 15 millimetres long. These wasps hunt Redback Spiders which are then fed to their larvae.

These photographs were taken in November.

References: Atlas of Living Australia

Identification courtesy of David Knowles.

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